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by superstorm sandy. but before the money arrives, the state will outline a specific plan outlining where the money will go in the next nine days. still to come, i will sit down with stars of the nbc , " chicago fire." and pet questions -- if you have 1, e-mail petquestions@wbaltv.com >> in just one year, she will host the opening ceremony of the winter olympics. hard to believe is that close. in look at the progress of the construction as we covered the world. >> exactly what the year before the games are to begin, russian dignitaries and super sports stars are celebrating what really has been an extraordinary transformation, given that 85% of the venue, both down here on the sea level where the skating events will be taking place, as well as in the mountains, 30 mi. away, has to be built from scratch. >> the ones near completion have been a bit delayed. i am sure the organizers have all the resources to complete them on time. >> $51 billion, an alltime olympic games record. with so much prestige of russia on the line, he was relying on oligarch friends to take the gamble, that a huge su
with leading democrats to discuss legislative issues some people are still cleaning up after superstorm sandy. tonight our two u.s. senators say federal help is on the way. the department of housing and urban development will be 8.6 million dollars in grant money to help the shore. the moneywill likely be used to fix damaged homes, roads and bridges it looks like we'll have to wait to find out what the boy scouts of america will do about the policy to exclude gay people. the decision was supposed to be made this week, instead they say that the complexity of the issue is causing a delay. >> we may not have gone over the fiscal cliff however the government is still looking at the possibility of major cuts. some agencies are letting employees know there could be cuts across the board. thedepartment of transportation sent out a letter explaining those impacted would get at least one month's notice. abc2news is working for you tonight trying to explain what could happen to our military if congress doesn't act by march first. eight hundred americans could be furloughed for twenty-two days. there
quarter sales and margins will be weak, blaming super-storm sandy, and disappointing products at its loft tores. wshloesarere hit, falling 7.9%. the stock has been trendinges lower since september. res oian tmohs moreanhns aboutch the impact of sandy.. another specialty women's retailer, limited brands fell 3.3%. stspe eritngro than expected january sales, it did not keptng qurs eruathlohert toke.sam e.m reporting better than expected january results didn't help this trio either. gap same store sales growth was double what was expected but shares fell 3%. kohl's was down 1%. .6 0et sli%.ed trading volume was heavier for .6hebotof tm. four of the five most actively traded exchange traded funds were lower with the emerging markets fund losing 0.9%. the nasq 100 tracking fund squeaked out a small gain. and that's tonight's "market focus." n >> tom: when the final international trade numbers for america are released tomorrow, it will likely show overseas sales of u.s. made goods last year hit a record. that's good news for american manufacturing, and their investors. we spoke with doug burntn
. it was expected to lose money. super-storm sandy cost allstate just over $1 billion. after closing unchanged, shares were up almost 3% in late trading, but supplemental insurer aflac fell 4.3%. it's revenues came up just shy of expectations. there was a multi-billion dollar drug deal today over multiple- sclerosis drug tysabri. bioden idec will buyout elan's interest in the drug, giving elan $3.75 billn in cash. biogesharesallied 2.3% to a new 52 week high. elan fell more than 10% as it gives up its interest in the medicine. three of the five most actively traded exchange traded funds were weaker. the japan e.t.f. had the best showing, up 1.3%. and that's tonight's "market focus." >> susie: don't call it "diet food" because it's the new definition of fast food. we're talking about low calorie meal replacement and its becoming big business. from national brands to small local startups, its getting easier to buy healthy pre-made meals, as long as you are willing to pay the price. thestreet's debra borchardt has more. >> reporter: it's no secret that americans are fighting a losing battle with
folks in staten island are still using tents after superstorm sandy. >> hopefully we can supply them with enough food, hot food, you know, to get them through, you know, before the storm starts. >> reporter: this storm comes 35 years after the historic blizzard of 1978. two feet of snow and 70-pl 70-plus-mile-an-hour winds paralyzed the northeast. what you're looking at are 50-foot tall cliffs of salt. it's really impressive out here. and they expect another 60,000 tons to be delivered tomorrow morning, before the storm. what i expect is to be using these tomorrow at this time, because -- they're ski goggles, i'll need them, with all the wind and snow. >> a blizzard that fierce. thank you, ginger. and now, sam champion is here, so, sam, what about the conditions, if you're going to need goggles for this blizzard? >> reporter: absolutely. it is blizzard. the worst word we can pull out. brutal, blinding snow. we have warnings out for seven states here. basically stretches from new york all the way through boston and into portland. if you look at all the states, 43 million people in the
superstorm sandy, nerves are frayed as they prepare again for storm surge. >> just really scared. terrified. >> reporter: at this boston area home depot, a much-needed shipment of ice melt arrived. >> new england tonight is struggling with the worst snowfall in its history. >> reporter: for many here, the looming storm brings back memories of the '78 blizzard that battered the region 35 years ago this week, dumping as much as 3 feet of snow, killing 100, stranding many more. fred bailis remembers it well. >> it's a cliche, but it's a perfect storm. it hit right at rush hour, it continued and it dumped a lot of snow very fast. >> reporter: city officials say they're ready for a wallop, loading sand and salt on to trucks, a fleet that could number 900 strong at the height of the storm. airlines are bracing for major travel disruptions throughout new england. 1,100 flights already cancelled. >> we're hardened new englanders and used to these types of storms but want to remind everyone to use common sense. stay off the streets of our city. basically, stay home. >> reporter: the morning rush sho
superstorm sandy. but he was also asked about comments by dr. connie mariano who said christie's health was "like a time bomb" and that she worried he might have a heart attack or a stroke. >> this is just another hackle want five minutes on television. it is completely irresponsible. my children saw that last night. she sat there on tv and say i'm afraid he's going to die in office. i am in private practice. i see many patients every day. i have patients to suffer with obesity. over 30 percent of americans suffer from obesity. it is a huge problem. >> he has even poked fun at himself most recently in an appearance on the david letterman show. just ahead it's being considered an epidemic. how the number of alzheimers patients will triple in the coming decades. and, still to come this midday: some airlines are waiving change fees for those affected by snowstorms. and later in lunchbreak: cooking instructoreant dh fewer people are heading to the unemployment line. first-time jobless claims fell slightly last week to 356,000. economists were predicting a larger decrease. over the last we
:00. >> yesterday marked the 100th day since superstorm sandy pounded the northeast and many are dealing with the aftermath. thousands of flooded cars have been abandoned or pawned off. some could end up online and on auction blocks across the country. the best way to keep damaged cars out of your driveway. >> i'm going to pop the hood, chris. >> all right. >> let's take a look here. >> chris of farfax is a flood damage expert when it comes to cars. some signs of a flooded out car can be obvious. here's one of our news trucks that took a major hit from sandy. >> if you look along the backfire wall, you can see a water line along the backside that shows water was in the engine compartment. >> look at the rust on the engine. but there are other tipoffs that you can see before you open the door. >> look at the window. all the condensation built up. clearly that car has been under water. >> here is something only a mechanic can fix. condensation inside the headlights. and then there's this. >> so this, look at this. dry, cracking. >> yup, cracked insulation. but for a couple grand,
inches. you multiply them together it's like superstorm sandy, the cold on one side, the warm on the other. one plus one equaled three. that is what we have here. rain moving up the east coast, snow coming across parts of the northern plains. and then the winter storm advisories, warnings, watches, bliz afterward warnings for boston, hartford, providence. i could see new york city between six and 12 inches. yesterday i was thinking probably three, because it was going to be warmer. now it seems colder, this model is 12.8 for new york. then for new york city on the next one here, models are coming in. we have 11.3. that's why we are at the 6 to 12 for the city. look at the numbers east. three feet for boston. >> i only have a few seconds. in 1978 i was looking through some of the data, it looks like $500 million in damage back then, which was a lot. i think over 100 people dead. are we looking at something this lethal? or are we now in a better place, because we can at least forecast a bit better? >> if you are on the highway and it's snowing and you are stuck, you are putting
. gerri: wow. you know, it's been just over a hyundais since superstorm sandy hit, and the northeast is preparing for another major storm, and it's already disrupting air travel. more than a thousand flights have already been canceled for tomorrow already, and states and city officials are preparing for what's being called another monster storm. hear -- here with the latest forecast, fox chief meteorologist, rick reichmuth. great to see you, mister. i -- i think we lost rick there. it's too bad, he was going to tell us about the storm. maybe we'll get him back a little later in the hour. but we've got more to come still in this hour including the latest on a possible merger between two major airlines and what it means for you. >>> and one of the biggest names in housing says your home is not a good investment. is he right? answers next. don't go away. ♪ i'm lorenzo. i work for 47 different companies. well, technically i work for one. that company, the united states postal service®, works for thousands of home businesses. because at usps.com®, you can pay, print and have your pack
the northeast just months after superstorm sandy? say it isn't sew. the latest forecast is coming up. first as we do every day this time of day let's look how oil is trading. it is down a little bit. $95.94 a barrel. we'll be right back. dentures are very different to real teeth. they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can multiply. polident kills 99.99% of odor causing bacteria and helps dissolve stains. that's why i recommend polident. [ male announc ] cleaner, fresher, brighter every day. tracy: the nation's largest and longest running auto show kicks off today in chicago. our very own jeff flock is there because he always gets the best assignments with the president and ceo of chrysler. hey, jeff. >> what i didn't report to you he is also the president, as many people at chrysler are they have multiple hats. he used to have three. only has two. president and ceo of chrysler and the other brand. >> correct. >> you're like everyone at chrysler working very hard? >> we try to do our best keeping ourselves busy. >> what i'm seeing here various chrysler 300 ve
combined, we called it superstorm sandy? this is actually going to have hurricane-force winds with it as it comes through our area and into the northeast for the rest of this weekend. winds are going to be 70 miles per hour as the two storms come together and it's called a coastal bomb, a big low pressure off the east coast making blizzard conditions from boston to maine all the way back now, blizzard warnings into new york city. new york city proper, all of the bureaus for new york city and the counties out in long island, including all of connecticut, road eye island, boston. a storm surge, a coastal low. last time we talked about storm surge, sandy. it's going to be five feet this time. not the 12 to 14 feet we saw with sandy. we're going to have big waves as well. waves could be big on tomorrp o that surnl. the computers are not agreeing that these are going to come together as a receiver and a football player and quarterback getting together on a long bomb pass. 17 inches on this model for boston. only 5 1/2 or 6 for new york city on this model. but the one that we're rea
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